Mathematics - Knowledge of numbers, their operations, and interrelationships including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Education / Job Zone Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed EDUCATION: Most of these occupations require a four- year bachelor's degree, but some do not. JOB TRAINING: Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and / or vocational training. School Programs REAL ESTATE: An instructional program that prepares individuals to develop, buy, sell, appraise, and manage real property. Includes instruction in land use development policy, real estate law, real estate marketing procedures, agency management, brokerage, property inspection and appraisal, real estate investing, leased and rental properties, commercial real estate, and property management. Wages In 1998, the New York State Annual Wage Range was: $28, 450. 00 - $55, 830.

00 Job Outlook In 1997, employment in New York State for Real Estate Appraisers was 2, 646. It is anticipated that in the year 2007, employment in Real Estate Appraisers will number 2, 882. The number of positions for this occupation is estimated to stay the same annually. In addition, 344 jobs per year (13%) will become available due to employee turnover..